Visit the Tiny Town Where Big Coal Will Meet Its Fate

Courtesy Brett VandenHeuvel

Morrow County, Ore., is the setting for America’s next big climate showdown.

In Detroit, Automakers Take Strides Toward New Obama Standards


Gas guzzlers adopt fuel-saving tech made famous by the Prius.

European Mammals Make Like Gérard Depardieu, Flee to Russia


New research shows that climate change will expand habitats across Northern Europe for many mammals.

Chart: What Exactly (Cough) Is Beijing (Hack) Breathing?


Climate Desk breaks down exactly what’s in the air.

Could This Scary Report Get Americans to Care About Climate?

National Climate Assessment

Yes, it’s only a draft, but here’s why the National Climate Assessment is a BFD.


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